Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

Tenth Meeting of ACAP’s Advisory Committee to be held in Wellington, New Zealand in September

The Tenth Meeting of ACAP’s Advisory Committee (AC10) will be held from Monday, 11 September to Friday, 15 September 2017, in the CQ Comfort and Quality Hotels, Wellington, New Zealand.

Meetings of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group, and the Population and Conservation Status Working Group will precede AC10 at the same venue (SBWG8 from Monday 4 to Wednesday 6 September, and PaCSWG4 from Thursday 7 to Friday 8 September).

A Heads of Delegation meeting will be convened on Sunday, 10 September 2017 in the late afternoon/ evening. As decided during AC9, a workshop on the conservation of gadfly petrels Pterodroma and other small burrowing petrel species will be held on Saturday 9 September 2017. 

Chatham Albatross at The Snares - a New Zealand endemic, photograph by Matt Charteris

Read about submission deadline dates for meeting documents and for applications to attend as observers here.

Information on registration and other meeting arrangements will be provided in Meeting Circular No 2.  This circular is also available in French and Spanish.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 13 January 2017